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I just returned from a family trip to visit my grandfather’s birthplace in Putien, China. It was a super rushed trip, (what I’d call a “touch-the-wall-and-go” type of excursion) and we only spent a mere day in his village. But it was still a fun, and eye-opening, and strangely fulfilling trip. More on that later.… Read More Roots


sunday tea

it’s 清明节 today, a day when Chinese sweep the tombs of their ancestors and pay respects to the people who passed away. In Singapore it’s more about columbarium visiting than tomb sweeping, given our land scarcity issues. We woke up early morning, visited dear grandma at her resting spot with the extended family, then enjoyed… Read More sunday tea